13 Smith Sovik Attorneys named to the Super Lawyer List!

Smith Sovik is proud to announce that 13 of its attorneys have been named Super Lawyers in the 2019 edition of the Upstate New York Super Lawyers magazine. The honorees were chosen in recognition of their professional achievement and reputation among peers. Only five percent of Upstate New York attorneys receive this distinction.

Kristen M. Benson: General Litigation

James W. Cunningham: Personal Injury – General: Defense

Karen G. Felter: Civil Litigation: Defense

Kevin E. Hulslander: Civil Litigation: Defense

Eric G. Johnson: Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Defense

Brandon R. King: Personal Injury – General: Defense

James D. Lantier: Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Defense

Kristin L. Norfleet: Personal Injury – General: Defense

Victor L. Prial: Personal Injury – Products: Defense

Michael P. Ringwood: Personal Injury – Medical Malpractice: Defense

Daniel R. Ryan: Personal Injury – General: Defense

Edward J. Smith, III: Personal Injury – General: Defense

Steven Ward Williams: General Litigation

Additionally, 6 attorneys have been named to the list of Upstate New York Rising Stars. The lawyers and practice area categories in which they are listed are:

Chris DeFrancesco: Personal Injury – General: Defense

Matthew P. Germain: Personal Injury – General: Defense

John D. Goldman: Personal Injury – General: Defense

Karen J. Krogman Daum: Personal Injury – General: Defense

Brady J. O’Malley: Civil Litigation: Defense

Marla E. Raus: Civil Litigation: Defense

Super Lawyers magazine lists New York’s top lawyers who have been chosen by their peers and through the independent research of Law & Politics magazine. Law & Politics, which performs the polling, research and selection of attorneys to be included in Super Lawyers, identifies lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

We have an internal nationwide approved panel list for all MARKEL claims groups and I'm glad to say that because of my recommendation, you and your firm have made the cut.  I sincerely hope we get the chance to work together again.  It has been a pleasure personally and professionally.

Cheryl Weissman, J.D.